Bank of America Platform Security Lead in Jersey City, New Jersey

Platform Security Lead


Security Engineering Lead - Job description:

This team lead position in the bank’s Platform Security Engineering team that will be focused on uplifting and building a new toolsets to manage host access entitlements, build the banks SIEM solution, and develop password and credential vaulting solutions..

Qualified individual must be self-starter with the ability to get involved at all stages of the product lifecycle including requirement gathering and analysis. A working knowledge platforms such as Active Directory platform, Power Broker, Splunk, CyberArk and general approaches to access management such as RBAC is desirable.


This role will be focused managing a global teams of developers as well as hands on product development. Individual will be part of a small team of software developers focused on host access/privilege management toolset, security instrumentation and credential vaulting tools.

Specific areas of focus will include:

  • Active collaboration to drive functional and technical architectures for development of new tools

  • Build out of a system of record to model team, role and coverage assignments

  • Engineer platform API’s and integrate with the firms workflow platforms

  • Integration and fulfillment of entitlements into Active Directory and downstream systems such as Power Broker.

  • Development of audit and access certification tools

  • Development of toolset to manage migration of servers from legacy access management solution

  • Development of credential vaulting solution for App 2 app authentication

  • Onboarding strategies, anomaly detection strategies and next generation instrumentation tools for SIEM

Enterprise role overview:

Directs, manages, plans and administers the operational and administrative activities of the Systems Engineering section. Supports multiple systems through maintenance, modification, problem resolution, etc. to support ongoing delivery of services and/or operations. Manages multiple applications/development projects, or single major complex initiatives if a small area of the development function. Coordinates resources across various applications, operations or projects. Responsible for staffing, performance management and compensation decision-making. Manages budget, monitors progress and adjusts resources and priorities accordingly. Provides input on policy issues. Typically 7-10 years of experience in managing and directing multi-project development teams


Required skills:

Qualified candidates will have at least 7 years experience in professional capacity with the following required skills:

  • Expertise with either C# and .NET development platform (3.5 – 4.5) or Java development

  • Experience building platforms web services (WCF or other platforms).

  • Experience modeling data and working experience implementing relational databases(SQL) or NoSQL platforms such as MongoDB.

  • Ability to apply SDLC best practices including test, build and deploy functionality specific to .NET web applications and client MSI packages

  • Documentation will be a key part of the delivery. Good oral and written communications skills are very important.

  • Strong knowledge of Linux platform, syslog facilities and access management tools such as Power Broker.

  • Strong knowledge of Windows platform internals, performance tuning and event log subsystem

  • Expertise integrating Splunk in an enterprise environment and building dashboards or other instrumentation

Additional skills:

  • Most suitable candidates will have a basic understanding of the Active Directory platform (OU structure and LDAP functionality) as well as it’s authentication and authorizations functionality.

  • Prior experience building or integrating Identity Management or Access Management products is a plus

Job: TE-Systems Engineering

Primary Location: US-NY-NEW YORK

Work Locations: NY3222 222 BROADWAY New York 10038

Organization: 2721156-CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICE F

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Job Posting Date: Nov 29, 2016

Unposting Date: Dec 6, 2016

Full/Part-time: Fulltime

Hours Per Week: 40.00

Shift: 1st Shift

Req ID: 16058463